Kirkland & Ellis advised EQT Infrastructure on its acquisition of EdgeConneX, a provider of hyperscale and edge data center solutions worldwide, from an investor group led by Providence Equity Partners. The transaction was consummated following receipt of required regulatory approvals pursuant to the terms of the definitive agreement previously announced on August 19, 2020. The acquisition by EQT Infrastructure enables EdgeConneX to accelerate its aggressive growth plans in both existing and new markets globally, unlocking even greater capabilities, value and innovations for its customers. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Kirkland team was led by transactional partner Jai Agrawal and associate Jaye Kasper, and tax partner David Grenker.